Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports

(The TQCC of Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports is 8. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Physical activity: Benefits and challenges during the COVID‐19 pandemic188
Return to training in the COVID‐19 era: The physiological effects of face masks during exercise154
(Indoor) isolation, stress, and physical inactivity: Vicious circles accelerated by COVID‐19?135
Rehabilitation for post‐COVID‐19 condition through a supervised exercise intervention: A randomized controlled trial64
Elite female athletes’ experiences and perceptions of the menstrual cycle on training and sport performance52
Effects of velocity loss in the bench press exercise on strength gains, neuromuscular adaptations, and muscle hypertrophy46
Elite football of 2030 will not be the same as that of 2020: Preparing players, coaches, and support staff for the evolution44
The impact of high‐intensity interval training on inflammatory markers in metabolic disorders: A meta‐analysis43
Motives and barriers to initiation and sustained exercise adherence in a fitness club setting—A one‐year follow‐up study41
How muscles maximize performance in accelerated sprinting37
Clinical management of tendinopathy: A systematic review of systematic reviews evaluating the effectiveness of tendinopathy treatments35
The importance of ventilatory thresholds to define aerobic exercise intensity in cardiac patients and healthy subjects35
Does exercise intensity matter for fatigue during (neo‐)adjuvant cancer treatment? The Phys‐Can randomized clinical trial35
The UEFA Heading Study: Heading incidence in children’s and youth’ football (soccer) in eight European countries33
Effectiveness of blood flow‐restricted slow walking on mobility in severe multiple sclerosis: A pilot randomized trial29
Effect of velocity loss during squat training on neuromuscular performance29
Exercise training‐induced visceral fat loss in obese women: The role of training intensity and modality28
Positive and negative side effects of androgen abuse. The HAARLEM study: A one‐year prospective cohort study in 100 men28
Effects of eccentric training at long‐muscle length on architectural and functional characteristics of the hamstrings28
Reopening elite sport during the COVID‐19 pandemic: Experiences from a controlled return to elite football in Denmark27
Step by step: Association of device‐measured daily steps with all‐cause mortality—A prospective cohort Study27
The effects of exergames on muscle strength: A systematic review and meta‐analysis26
Injuries and illnesses in Swedish Paralympic athletes—A 52‐week prospective study of incidence and risk factors26
Chronotypes and objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time at midlife26
Performance progression of elite jumpers: Early performances do not predict later success26
How to translate and locally adapt a PROM. Assessment of cross‐cultural differential item functioning26
Injuries in elite‐level women’s football—a two‐year prospective study in the Irish Women’s National League25
Muscle contributions to tibiofemoral shear forces and valgus and rotational joint moments during single leg drop landing25
Effects of range of motion on resistance training adaptations: A systematic review and meta‐analysis25
Generalized bioelectric impedance‐based equations underestimate body fluids in athletes25
Associations between physical activity, body composition, and physical fitness in the transition from preschool to school24
Effects of 16 weeks of pyramidal and polarized training intensity distributions in well‐trained endurance runners24
Progression from youth to professional soccer: A longitudinal study of successful and unsuccessful academy graduates24
Cycling‐specific isometric resistance training improves peak power output in elite sprint cyclists24
Pain and disability in women with patellofemoral pain relate to kinesiophobia, but not to patellofemoral joint loading variables24
Accelerometer derived physical activity patterns in 27.890 middle‐aged adults: The SCAPIS cohort study24
Influence of sex and fiber type on the satellite cell pool in human skeletal muscle23
Biomechanics of graded running: Part II—Joint kinematics and kinetics23
What is a PROM and why do we need it?23
Longitudinal changes in maximal oxygen uptake in adolescent girls and boys with different training backgrounds23
Ultrasound classification of medial gastrocnemious injuries23
Injuries in youth football and the relationship to player maturation: An analysis of time‐loss injuries during four seasons in an English elite male football academy23
Training for a (half‐)marathon: Training volume and longest endurance run related to performance and running injuries23
Effect of eHealth to increase physical activity in healthy adults over 55 years: A systematic review and meta‐analysis22
A catalogue of PROMs in sports science: Quality assessment of PROM development and validation22
Energy deficiency impairs resistance training gains in lean mass but not strength: A meta‐analysis and meta‐regression22
Psychometric validation of PROM instruments22
Relationship of participation in specific sports to academic performance in adolescents: A 2‐year longitudinal study22
How to develop a condition‐specific PROM22
Effects of physical and cognitive training on gait speed and cognition in older adults: A randomized controlled trial21
3D trunk orientation measured using inertial measurement units during anatomical and dynamic sports motions21
Caffeine improves various aspects of athletic performance in adolescents independent of their 163 C > A CYP1A2 genotypes21
Sex differences in semitendinosus muscle fiber‐type composition21
The impact of daytime napping on athletic performance – A narrative review21
Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation improves pain and descending mechanics among elderly with knee osteoarthritis20
Health effects of active commuting to work: The available evidence before GISMO20
Non‐uniform distribution of passive muscle stiffness within hamstring20
Health problems in youth competitive alpine skiing: A 12‐month observation of 155 athletes around the growth spurt20
Secular trends in muscular fitness from 1983 to 2014 among Slovenian children and adolescents20
Contractile rate of force development after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction—a comprehensive review and meta‐analysis20
The associations between meeting 24‐hour movement guidelines and adiposity in Asian Adolescents: The Asia‐Fit Study20
Effect of a tailored home‐based exercise program in patients with systemic sclerosis: A randomized controlled trial20
Effects of home confinement due to COVID‐19 pandemic on eccentric hamstring muscle strength in football players19
Distal‐to‐proximal joint mechanics redistribution is a main contributor to reduced walking economy in older adults19
24‐hour movement behaviors and fitness in preschoolers: A compositional and isotemporal reallocation analysis19
Integrating high‐intensity interval training into the workplace: The Work‐HIIT pilot RCT19
Profiling children longitudinally: A three‐year follow‐up study of perceived and actual motor competence and physical fitness19
Variability in hemoglobin mass response to altitude training camps19
Caffeine increases strength and power performance in resistance‐trained females during early follicular phase19
Effects of short sprint interval training on aerobic and anaerobic indices: A systematic review and meta‐analysis19
Epidemiology of all‐complaint injuries in youth basketball18
The “11 for Health in Denmark” intervention in 10‐ to 12‐year‐old Danish girls and boys and its effects on well‐being—A large‐scale cluster RCT18
Heart rate‐based indices to detect parasympathetic hyperactivity in functionally overreached athletes. A meta‐analysis18
Optimal mechanical force‐velocity profile for sprint acceleration performance18
Accumulation patterns of sedentary time and breaks and their association with cardiometabolic health markers in adults18
Time to return to full training and recurrence of rectus femoris injuries in elite track and field athletes 2010–2019; a 9‐year study using the British Athletics Muscle Injury Classification18
Muscle metabolism and impaired sprint performance in an elite women’s football game18
How many runners with new‐onset Achilles tendinopathy develop persisting symptoms? A large prospective cohort study18
Muscle forces and fascicle behavior during three hamstring exercises18
Over 55 years of critical power: Fact or artifact?18
Sedentary behavior, physical activity, and mental health in older adults: An isotemporal substitution model18
Human skeletal muscle fiber type percentage and area after reduced muscle use: A systematic review and meta‐analysis18
Shedding light on incidence and burden of physeal injuries in a youth elite football academy: A 4‐season prospective study17
Are adequate PROMs used as outcomes in randomized controlled trials? an analysis of 54 trials17
Sex differences in the physiological response to a demanding military field exercise17
Nationwide sports injury prevention strategies: A scoping review17
Benefits of aquatic exercise in adults with and without chronic disease—A systematic review with meta‐analysis17
Physical fitness development in relation to changes in body composition and physical activity in adolescence17
Effects of active commuting on health‐related quality of life and sickness‐related absence17
The impacts of a combined exercise on executive function in children with ADHD: A randomized controlled trial17
High‐intensity exercise to improve cardiorespiratory fitness in cancer patients and survivors: A systematic review and meta‐analysis17
Effects of chronic exercise on the inhibitory control of children and adolescents: A systematic review and meta‐analysis16
Predefined vs data‐guided training prescription based on autonomic nervous system variation: A systematic review16
Biomechanics of graded running: Part I ‐ Stride parameters, external forces, muscle activations16
Associations of sedentary behavior bouts with community‐dwelling older adults' physical function16
Contralateral effects of eccentric resistance training on immobilized arm16
Increased oxygen extraction and mitochondrial protein expression after small muscle mass endurance training16
Should we individualize training based on force‐velocity profiling to improve physical performance in athletes?16
Systematic review of outcome parameters following treatment of chronic exertional compartment syndrome in the lower leg16
The structural validity of the IKDC and its relationship with quality of life following ACL reconstruction16
Profiling of elite male junior 50 m freestyle sprinters: Understanding the speed‐time relationship16
Sprinting, Strength, and Architectural Adaptations Following Hamstring Training in Australian Footballers16
Elite football of 2030 will not be the same as that of 2020: What has evolved and what needs to evolve?16
Absence of an aging‐related increase in fiber type grouping in athletes and non‐athletes16
Pre‐schoolers fundamental movement skills predict BMI, physical activity, and sedentary behavior: A longitudinal study16
Participation in sports/recreational activities and incidence of hypertension, diabetes, and obesity in adults16
Role of CaMKII and sarcolipin in muscle adaptations to strength training with different levels of fatigue in the set16
Modelling the age‐related trajectory of performance in Para swimmers with physical, vision and intellectual impairment16
Predictive value of physical fitness on self‐rated health: A longitudinal study15
Studying professional and recreational female footballers: A bibliometric exercise15
Gait biofeedback and impairment‐based rehabilitation for chronic ankle instability15
Physical fitness and its association with cognitive performance in Chilean schoolchildren: The Cogni‐Action Project15
The incidence and mechanism of heading in European professional football players over three seasons15
Adaptation to a ketogenic diet modulates adaptive and mucosal immune markers in trained male endurance athletes15
The effect of speed on Achilles tendon forces and patellofemoral joint stresses in high‐performing endurance runners15
Effects of balance training with stroboscopic glasses on postural control in chronic ankle instability patients15
The effect of occupational physical activity on dementia: Results from the Copenhagen Male Study15
Current management strategies in Osgood Schlatter: A cross‐sectional mixed‐method study15
Influence of isometric training at short and long muscle‐tendon unit lengths on the history dependence of force14
Cardiorespiratory fitness and all‐cause mortality in adults diagnosed with cancer systematic review and meta‐analysis14
Does an effective shoulder injury prevention program affect risk factors in handball? A randomized controlled study14
IL‐6 signaling in acute exercise and chronic training: Potential consequences for health and athletic performance14
Effect of daily 3‐s maximum voluntary isometric, concentric, or eccentric contraction on elbow flexor strength14
Association of sedentary and physical activity time with maximal fat oxidation during exercise in sedentary adults14
Association between pattern of team sport participation from adolescence to young adulthood and mental health14
Frequent blood flow restricted training not to failure and to failure induces similar gains in myonuclei and muscle mass14
Monitoring the swimmer’s training load: A narrative review of monitoring strategies applied in research14
Physiology of handcycling: A current sports perspective14
The biomechanical effects of pronated foot function on gait. An experimental study14
The effectiveness of a high‐intensity interval games intervention in schoolchildren: A cluster‐randomized trial14
Associations of accelerometer‐based sedentary time, light physical activity and moderate‐to‐vigorous physical activity with resting cardiac structure and function in adolescents according to sex, fat 14
Walking soccer: A systematic review of a modified sport14
Isometric exercises do not provide immediate pain relief in Achilles tendinopathy: A quasi‐randomized clinical trial14
Active commuting to school among 36,781 Spanish children and adolescents: A temporal trend study13
The effect of previous shoulder pain on supraspinatus tendon thickness changes following swimming practice13
The epidemiology of muscle‐strengthening and aerobic physical activity guideline adherence among 24,016 German adults13
Apparent temperature and heat‐related illnesses during international athletic championships: A prospective cohort study13
Mediators between physical activity and academic achievement: A systematic review13
Do fitter kids have bigger brains?13
Chronic hyperglycemia, hypercholesterolemia, and metabolic syndrome are associated with risk of tendon injury13
What to train first: Balance or explosive strength? Impact on performance and intracortical inhibition13
Functional and molecular adaptations of quadriceps and hamstring muscles to blood flow restricted training in patients with ACL rupture13
Systematic review and meta‐analysis evaluating the effects electric bikes have on physiological parameters13
Mortality from mental disorders and suicide in male professional American football and soccer players: A meta‐analysis13
Muscle fiber conduction velocity in the vastus lateralis and medialis muscles of soccer players after ACL reconstruction13
Predicting cumulative load during running using field‐based measures13
Combination of resistance and aerobic exercise for six months improves bone mass and physical function in HIV infected individuals: A randomized controlled trial13
Self‐rated physical fitness and measured cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength, and body composition13
Nordic Hamstring Exercise training induces improved lower‐limb swing phase mechanics and sustained strength preservation in sprinters13
Elite women’s football: Evolution and challenges for the years ahead12
Force experienced by the head during heading is influenced more by speed than the mechanical properties of the football12
Latent profile analysis of physical activity and sedentary behavior with mortality risk: A 15‐year follow‐up12
High‐intensity swimming exercise reduces inflammatory pain in mice by activation of the endocannabinoid system12
Exercise dose affects the circulating microRNA profile in response to acute endurance exercise in male amateur runners12
Responding to a global pandemic: Republic of Slovenia on maintaining physical activity during self‐isolation12
Circulating microRNAs after a 24‐h ultramarathon run in relation to muscle damage markers in elite athletes12
Neuromuscular adaptations after 12 weeks of light‐ vs. heavy‐load power‐oriented resistance training in older adults12
Asymmetry in sprinting: An insight into sub‐10 and sub‐11 s men and women sprinters12
Angiotensin‐Converting Enzyme 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2 receptor) expression in human skeletal muscle12
Efficiency of cycling exercise: Quantification, mechanisms, and misunderstandings12
Differences in pacing pattern and sub‐technique selection between young and adult competitive cross‐country skiers12
Motivational processes during physical endurance tasks12
Influence of stroke rate on coordination and sprint performance in elite male and female swimmers12
Triceps surae muscle force potential and force demand shift with altering stride frequency in running12
The genetic association with injury risk in male academy soccer players depends on maturity status12
Direct and indirect impact of low energy availability on sports performance12
Acute effects of long‐distance running on mechanical and morphological properties of the human plantar fascia12
Meeting 24‐h movement guidelines: Prevalence, correlates, and associations with socioemotional behavior in Spanish minors12
Relationships between incidental physical activity, exercise, and sports with subsequent mood in adolescents12
How physical activity, fitness, and motor skills contribute to math performance: Working memory as a mediating factor12
Nutritional optimization for female elite football players—topical review12
Effects of a resistance training program in kidney transplant recipients: A randomized controlled trial12
Biomechanical adaptations following a music‐based biofeedback gait retraining program to reduce peak tibial accelerations12
Long‐term static stretching can decrease muscle stiffness: A systematic review and meta‐analysis12
Impaired recovery is associated with increased injury and illness: A retrospective study of 536 female netball athletes12
Impacts of high‐intensity exercise on the metabolomics profile of human skeletal muscle tissue11
Effects of blood‐flow restricted resistance training on mechanical muscle function and thigh lean mass in sIBM patients11
Associations between physical activity types and reaching the physical activity guidelines: The FinHealth 2017 Study11
Longitudinal associations of physical fitness and body mass index with academic performance11
Longitudinal hypertrophic and transcriptional responses to high‐load eccentric‐concentric vs concentric training in males11
Maximum dorsiflexion increases Achilles tendon force during exercise for midportion Achilles tendinopathy11
Associations of sitting and physical activity with grip strength and balance in mid‐life: 1970 British Cohort Study11
Reducing the peak tibial acceleration of running by music‐based biofeedback: A quasi‐randomized controlled trial11
Effects of active commuting on cardiovascular risk factors: GISMO—a randomized controlled feasibility study11
Sink or Swim? A survival analysis of sport dropout in Australian youth swimmers11
Effects of caffeine on rate of force development: A meta‐analysis11
Muscle length influence on rectus femoris damage and protective effect in knee extensor eccentric exercise11
Longitudinal and cross‐sectional associations of adherence to 24‐hour movement guidelines with cardiometabolic risk11
The accuracy of markerless motion capture combined with computer vision techniques for measuring running kinematics11
Action capability constrains visuo‐motor complexity during planning and performance in on‐sight climbing11
Resting metabolic rate is increased in hypertensive patients with overweight or obesity: Potential mechanisms11
Position specific physical performance and running intensity fluctuations in elite women’s football11
Changes in physical activity behavior and development of cardiovascular risk in children11
Training load but not fatigue affects cross‐education of maximal voluntary force10
Training and development in sport officials: A systematic review10
Applying a holistic hamstring injury prevention approach in elite football: 12 seasons, single club study10
Effects of the FIFA 11+ on injury prevention in amateur futsal players10
Can respiratory muscle training change the blood pressure levels in hypertension? A systematic review with meta‐analysis10
Neuromuscular determinants of explosive torque: Differences among strength‐trained and untrained young and older men10
Physical performance and loading for six playing positions in elite female football: full‐game, end‐game, and peak periods10
Perceived movement skill competence in stability: Validity and reliability of a pictorial scale in early adolescents10
Potential problems in the use of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) and reporting of PROM data in sports science10
Sphingosine‐1‐phosphate in acute exercise and training10
One‐year aerobic interval training in outpatients with schizophrenia: A randomized controlled trial10
Anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed individuals demonstrate slower reactions during a dynamic postural task10
Changes in EMG and movement velocity during a set to failure against different loads in the bench press exercise10
“Maybe I’m just not good enough?”: British swimmers’ experiences of attempting to qualify for the Olympic Games10
Comparison of high intensity interval training with standard cardiac rehabilitation on vascular function10
The impact of regular activity and exercise intensity on the acute effects of resistance exercise on cognitive function10
Effect of transdermal estradiol therapy on bone mineral density of amenorrheic female athletes10
The importance of body weight status on motor competence development: From preschool to middle childhood10
Effect of two eccentric hamstring exercises on muscle architectural characteristics assessed with diffusion tensor MRI10
Resistance training variable manipulations are less relevant than intrinsic biology in affecting muscle fiber hypertrophy10
A retrospective analysis of all‐cause and cause‐specific mortality rates in French male professional footballers10
Impact of baseline serum ferritin and supplemental iron on altitude‐induced hemoglobin mass response in elite athletes10
Effect of sedentary behavior interventions on vascular function in adults: A systematic review and meta‐analysis10
Video analysis of concussion mechanisms and immediate management in French men’s professional football (soccer) from 2015 to 201910
Psychological impairments after ACL injury – Do we know what we are addressing? Experiences from sports physical therapists9
Effect of marathon and ultra‐marathon on inflammation and iron homeostasis9
Can Achilles and patellar tendon structures predict musculoskeletal injuries in combat soldiers?9
One year of Football Fitness improves L1–L4 BMD, postural balance, and muscle strength in women treated for breast cancer9
Conundrums in the breathless athlete; exercise‐induced laryngeal obstruction or asthma?9
Impact of exercise training and supplemental oxygen on submaximal exercise performance in patients with COPD9
Associations of fitness and physical activity with specific abdominal fat depots in children with overweight/obesity9
Massage enhances recovery following exercise‐induced muscle damage in older adults9
Head pre‐cooling improves 5‐km time‐trial performance in male amateur runners in the heat9
Effectiveness of the FIFA 11+ Referees Injury Prevention Program in reducing injury rates in male amateur soccer referees9
Psychological factors and performance in women’s football: A systematic review9
Athletes with a concussion history in the last two years have impairments in dynamic balance performance9
Bicuspid aortic valve and sports: From the echocardiographic evaluation to the eligibility for sports competition9
Influence of muscle‐belly and tendon gearing on the energy cost of human walking9
Cardiorespiratory optimal point during exercise testing is related to cardiovascular and all‐cause mortality9
Association of the interaction between physical activity and sitting time with mortality in older Japanese adults9
Genetic variations associated with non‐contact muscle injuries in sport: A systematic review9
Injury prevention effects of stretching exercise intervention by physical therapists in male high school soccer players9
Acquisition and consolidation of sequential footstep movements with physical and motor imagery practice9
Dietary supplements usage by elite female football players: an exploration of current practices9
Association between cardiorespiratory fitness and social cognition in healthy adults9
Dribbling speed predicts goal‐scoring success in a soccer training game9
Physical behaviors and fundamental movement skills in British and Iranian children: An isotemporal substitution analysis9
Prolonging the duration of cooling does not enhance recovery following a marathon8
The load borne by the Achilles tendon during exercise: A systematic review of normative values8
Low‐intensity resistance exercise with blood flow restriction and arterial stiffness in humans: A systematic review8
The physiology of ice hockey performance: An update8
What it takes to recruit 77 subjects for a one‐year study on active commuting8
Validity of water compartments estimated using bioimpedance spectroscopy in athletes differing in hydration status8
Body flexibility and incident hypertension: The Niigata wellness study8
Physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness—A ten‐year follow‐up8
Aiming strategy affects performance‐related factors in biathlon standing shooting8
Leisure‐time physical activity and incidence of objectively assessed hearing loss: The Niigata Wellness Study8